Success in business is not an accident. It starts with being clear about where you are now, where you need to improve in every aspect of your operation…and how you’ll fix what needs fixing.
Links and contact information for the CRA.
This is a question we get frequently from entrepreneurs and business owners. As the CRA says "if it is an expense you incur in the course of doing business (marketing, networking, selling, operating etc.) then it's a business expense".
As an entrepreneur starting out or trying to grow your business your personal network is critical. It’s not only where you get information, it also helps you get your first customers, develop your business and provide a continuous source of new customers.
The term Intellectual property (IP) covers original ideas, designs, discoveries, inventions and creative work produced by an individual or group.
A business plan is a written document that describes your business, its goals & objectives, your target market and financial requirements. A business plan helps you map out your mission and vision for your business.
While there has been additional grants during COVID-19 for small businesses, there is in reality a reduction in the number of grants available to general business for start-up in the past few years.
Are you ready to expand your small business? If you are considering importing or exporting products and services as a growth strategy for your business there are a number of resources listed here.
Businesses need to know their legal obligations as an employer before deciding the best way to grow by hiring a new employee or engaging the services of an independent contractor.
When starting a small business there are many considerations and decisions to make about your business, least of all the legal contracts or documents you need as well. Here is a list of standard legal contracts and policies that are important and might be required for your business.